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Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm EST
what the role of technology will play in your future endeavors here. digital readers certainly have made reading more convenient in first world countries, but they're not any more affordable in third world and developing countries. are there any plans to sort of merge those two together? >> eventually i think there will be as costs come down. but the great thing is it's cheaper. we can set up a library in cambodia for about $5,000 with the support of our corporate partners. 500 kids get reached with that. that's about $12.50 to help each kid. the adults who can work with them. so we're not luddites. sometimes low tech is much more cost effective in the long run. >> inpragsal work. thank you so much. >> thank you. >>> up next, professor kornacki on the history that's already been made with the hagel nomination. ♪ [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
." >> or "the cycle." >> how dare he. >> he's using the available technology. and he's using the social media kill th skill that they began to develop that his first campaign to essentially do a work-around of what's left of the washington press corps. it's true that the washington press corps, in general and the white house in particular don't have the clout that they used to have. the president isn't required to deal with them the way he used to be to get his message out to the country. through facebook, through twitter, through reddit, through the white house website, through youtube. they can get to the american people on their own. and this is the first administration to fully do that. and i don't think the press corps, what used to be called the national press corps, has figured out how to deal with it yet. >> i think that's the interesting point. the idea that the president wants favorable coverage and is going to exert his influence to try to get that and so to the safer outlets if he doesn't need to go through the white house press corps. to me, that's not news. robert c
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
areas of the world. sow uses the technology available to disrupt al qaeda in ways that minimize the risk to american soldiers. yes, he has done so with a lack of oversight which is problematic and a special court overseeing who is targeted is a great idea, but the idea that drones are responsible for more civilian deaths than human warfare is untrue. a recent report from the council on foreign relations called reforming u.s. drone strike policies finds, quote, far less collateral damage from drones than other weapons platforms. it quotes the bureau of investigative journalism, a british nonprofit, which found in the pakistan drone strikes, 23% of those killed were civilians and in yemen only 8%. approximately 800 civilians killed since 2004 are far too many, but the afghanistan war according to the u.n. left well over 13,000 civilians dead and the iraq war left more than 100,000
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